Narrated By: Saskia Maarleveld
Duration: 18 hours and 39 minutes
What to expect
*From the bestselling author of The Alice Network*
On the icy edge of Soviet Russia, bold and reckless Nina Markova joins the infamous Night Witches – an all-female bomber regiment – wreaking havoc on Hitler’s eastern front. But when she is downed behind enemy lines and thrown across the path of a lethal Nazi murderess known as the Huntress, Nina must use all her wits to survive.
British war correspondent Ian Graham has witnessed the horrors of war from Omaha Beach to the Nuremburg Trials. He abandons journalism after the war to become a Nazi hunter, yet one target eludes him: the Huntress. Fierce, disciplined Ian must join forces with reckless, cocksure Nina, the only witness to escape the Huntress alive.
In post-war Boston, seventeen-year-old Jordan McBride is delighted when her long-widowed father brings home a fiancée. But Jordan grows increasingly disquieted by the soft-spoken German widow who seems to be hiding something. Delving into her new stepmother’s past, Jordan slowly realizes that a Nazi killer may be hiding in plain sight.
Shining a light on a shadowy corner of history, The Huntress is an epic, sweeping Second World War novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network.
Modern & contemporary fiction, Historical fiction
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‘If you enjoyed The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris, read The Huntress by Kate Quinn’ Kristin Hannah, Washington Post
‘Richly evocative and totally gripping’ Sunday Times
‘A riveting tale that combines both the gripping saga of war with the suspense of a thrilling chase… An utter triumph!’ Pam Jenoff, New York Times bestselling author of The Orphan’s Tale
‘Immersive and suspenseful…packs a real historical punch . . . Kate Quinn brings a fascinating side of WW2 brilliantly to life.’ Hazel Gaynor, bestselling author of The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter
‘Prepare to be spellbound! The Huntress masterfully draws you in and doesn’t let you go.’ Susan Meissner, bestselling author of As Bright as Heaven
‘A gripping and elegant historical mystery not to be missed’ Bookbub
‘A great choice for historical fiction fans, particularly of World War II–set novels, mystery readers, or anyone seeking well-crafted stories in which good triumphs over evil’ Library Journal (starred review)
‘An impressive historical novel sure to harness WWII-fiction fans' attention…portraying three touching, unpredictable love stories; the suspenseful quest for justice; and the courage involved in confronting one's greatest fears.’ Booklist (starred review)
‘Kate Quinn has created nothing less than a masterpiece of historical fiction’ Jennifer Robson, bestselling author of Goodnight from London
‘Well-researched and vivid segments are interspersed detailing Nina's backstory… a fierce yet vulnerable antecedent to Lisbeth Salander.’ Kirkus Reviews
‘Quinn delivers a suspenseful WWII tale of murder and revenge. This exciting thriller vividly reveals how people face adversity and sacrifice while chasing justice and retribution.’ Publishers Weekly